SONiX SN11116 is an 6 channel USB audio controller. It supports 32KHz, 44.1KHz (which two need driver or application software support) and 48KHz sampling rate in digital recording; 48 KHz sampling in analog recording; and 48KHz in digital/analog audio playback. It is suitable on the application of low cost home theater applications.
With AC3 convey on SPDIF capability, it can provide true 6 channel of AC3/DTS sounds from PC. With the capability to interface with remote control MCU, the system built by SN11116 can control the software on PC like PowerDVD or WinDVD via a remote controller (Sonix software might be required), turning the PC into a multimedia center.
In digital playback mode, it receives audio stream from PC via USB interface and transmits audio data according to the AES/EBU, IEC60958, S/PDIF consumer interface standards. Only R, L channel PCM audio in 5.1 channel can be conveyed, but it can transmit AC-3 data streams to AC-3 decoder to get 5.1 channel audio. In analog playback mode, it supports 6 channels Codec for analog playback.